Mackenzie Valley Federal Areas Waters Regulations (SOR/93-303)

Regulations are current to 2017-10-13 and last amended on 2016-06-13. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE VIII(Sections 5 and 8)

Licensing Criteria for Agricultural, Conservation, Recreational and Miscellaneous Undertakings

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
ItemWater Use/

Deposit of Waste

Water Use and Deposit of Waste Permitted Without a LicenceWater Use and Deposit of Waste Requiring a Type “B” LicenceWater Use and Deposit of Waste Requiring a Type “A” Licence
1Direct water useUse of less than 100 m3 per day or use for construction of an ice bridge where the water used is removed directly from the watercourseFootnote for Licensing Criteria for Agricultural, Conservation, Recreational and Miscellaneous Undertakings*Use of 100 or more cubic metres per day and less than 300 m3 per dayFootnote for Licensing Criteria for Agricultural, Conservation, Recreational and Miscellaneous Undertakings*Use of 300 or more cubic metres per dayFootnote for Licensing Criteria for Agricultural, Conservation, Recreational and Miscellaneous Undertakings*
2(1) Watercourse crossings, including pipelines, bridges and roadsConstruction of a structure across a watercourse that is less than 5 metres wide at ordinary high water mark at point of constructionConstruction of a structure across a watercourse that is 5 metres or more in width at ordinary high water mark at point of constructionNone
(2) Watercourse training including channel and bank alterations, spurs, culverts, erosion control, and artificial accretion

Training

  • (a) of intermittent watercourses,

  • (b) of watercourses that are less than 5 m wide at the ordinary high water mark at the point of training,

  • (c) involving infilling of a watercourse with no inflow or outflow and with a surface area of less than 0.5 ha, or

  • (d) involving removal or placement of less than 100 m3 of material, where cross-sectional area not significantly changed at point of removal or placement

All other watercourse trainingNone
(3) Flood ControlConstruction of a temporary structureConstruction of a permanent in-stream structureNone
(4) DiversionsDiversion of a watercourse that is less than 2 metres wide at ordinary high water mark at point of diversionAll other diversionsNone
(5) Alteration of flow or storage  by means of dams or dikesOff-stream storage of a quantity less than or equal to 2 500 m3Off-stream storage of a quantity of water greater than 2 500 m3 and less than 60 000 m3 or instream storage of a quantity of water less than 60 000 m3All other alterations of flow or storage
3Deposit of wasteAny deposit of waste where there is no direct or indirect deposit to surface waterAll other deposits of wasteNone
 
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